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Asharelah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Asharelah, Son of Asaph
Asharelah, Son of Asaph (אֲשַׂרְאֵלָה‎, asar'elah). Also known as Jesharelah (יְשַׂרְאֵלָה‎, yesar'elah). A son of Asaph who was a worship musician during David’s reign (1 Chr 25:2, 14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Asharelah (Person)
ASHARELAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾăśarʾēlâ (אֲשַׂרְאֵלָה)]. Var. JESHARELAH. One of the 4 sons of Asaph who were appointed to prophesy with musical instruments under the direction of their father and the king (1 Chr 25:2). The KJV reads Asarelah in accordance with the dominant MT tradition, while the RSV
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Asharelah
Asharelah. One of Asaph’s four sons appointed by David to assist with prophecy and music in the sanctuary (1 Chr 25:2, kjv Asarelah); alternately called Jesharelah in verse 14.
Asarelah
Asarelah. kjv form of Asharelah, Asaph’s son, in 1 Chronicles 25:2.See Asharelah.
Jesharelah
Jesharelah. Probably a scribal mistake for Asharelah, the name of a Levite musician, in 1 Chronicles 25:14.See Asharelah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Asharelah
Asharelah ash-ə-rēʹlə [Heb. aśar’ēlâ]; AV, NEB, ASARELAH. One of the Asaphites appointed by David to the temple service (1 Ch. 25:2). In v 14 he is called Jesharelah, whence the RSV spelling here; but cf. Asarel in 4:16.
Jesharelah
Jesharelah jesh-ə-reĺə [Heb. yes̓ar’ēlâ]; NEB ASARELAH. One of the group of Levitical musicians appointed to serve in temple worship in the time of David (1 Ch. 25:14). A variant form of the same name (Asharelah; AV, NEB, Asarelah) appears in 1 Ch. 25:2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Asharelah
ASHARELAH* One of Asaph’s four sons appointed by David to assist with prophecy and music in the sanctuary (1 Chr 25:2); alternately called Jesharelah in verse 14.
Asarelah
ASARELAH Alternate form of Asharelah, Asaph’s son, in 1 Chronicles 25:2. See Asharelah.
Jesharelah
JESHARELAH* A variant for Asharelah or Asarelah, the name of a Levite musician, in 1 Chronicles 25:14 (kjv; niv “Jesarelah”). See Asharelah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Asarelah
ASARELAH. A son of Asaph who was selected by David for the service of prophesying (1 Chr 25:2). Also called Jesharelah (v. 14).
Jesharelah
JESHARELAH. A musician among the sons of Asaph during the time of David (1 Chr 25:14). He is called Asarelah in v. 2.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Asharelah
Asharelah (Heb. ʾăkarʾēlâ) (also JESHARELAH)One of the sons of Asaph who with others prophesied with lyres, harps, and cymbals (1 Chr. 25:1–2; called Jesharelah in v. 14).
Jesharelah
Jesharelah (Heb. yĕkarʾēlâ) (also ASHARELAH)A son of Asaph; leader of the seventh division of levitical singers at the time of David (1 Chr. 25:14). He is called Asharelah at 1 Chr. 25:2.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Asharelah
Asharelah [ăshˊə rēˊlə] (Heb. ˒aśar˒ēlâ). One of the sons of Asaph who with others prophesied with lyres, harps, and cymbals (1 Chr. 25:1–2; KJV “Asarelah”). He is the same as Jesharelah of 5:14.
Jesharelah
Jesharelah [jĕshˊə rēˊlə] (Heb. yeśar˒ēlâ). A son of Asaph; leader of the seventh division of levitical singers at the time of David (1 Chr. 25:14; NIV “Jesarelah”). He is called Asharelah at v. 2 (KJV, NIV “Asarelah”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Asarelah
Asare´lah (upright toward God), one of the sons of Asaph, a musician, 1 Chron. 25:2; called Jesharelah in ver. 14.
Jesharelah
Jeshar´elah (right before God), son of Asaph, and head of the seventh of the twenty-four wards into which the musicians of the Levites were divided. 1 Chron. 25:14. [Asarelah.] (b.c. 1014.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Asharelah
ASHARE´LAH (ash-a-reʹla). One of the sons of the Levite Asaph, who was appointed by David to be in charge of the Temple music (1 Chron. 25:2). He is probably the same as Jesharelah (1 Chron. 25:14) and, if so, was in the seventh of the (twenty-four) divisions, after 1000 b.c.
Jesharelah
JESHARE´LAH (jesh-a-rēʹla; perhaps, “upright toward God”). Head of the seventh division of the Levitical musicians (1 Chron. 25:14). He was a son of Asaph (v. 2, where his name is given as Aharelah). The NIV renders Jesarelah.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jesharelah
Jesharelahupright towards God, the head of the seventh division of Levitical musicians (1 Chr. 25:14).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Asharelah
ASHARELAH [ash ah REE la] — a son of Asaph appointed by King David to be in charge of the Temple music (1 Chr. 25:2, 14; Asarelah, Jesharelah, KJV; Jesarelah, NIV).
Jesharelah
JESHARELAH [jesh uh REE luh] — a musician who presided over the service of song during the reign of King David (1 Chr. 25:14; Asarelah, REB).
See also
Relatives
Asaph Father
Joseph Brother
Zaccur Brother
Nethaniah Brother
Micha Nephew
Berechiah Grandfather
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